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lights will be yellow over red. >> yep. >> okay. if you made that landing many times at sfo -- >> many many times. >> have you ever had a situation where things were going i don't think on the land -- wrong on the landing? >> yes and we went around. >> that's the fallback. push the -- >> you're trained to do that. we take two simulators a year. at least in the united states. and i'll guarantee you you're going to have to have at least two goarounds. >> you're just astounded that given these conditions and given this aircraft and given this equipment, given this equipment, that this kind of thing could happen. >> correct. it's -- again, that's -- if we were looking for things that may have caused that, we don't know of and that's where the long-term investigation comes in. we get the data from the flight data recorder and from the cockpit voice recorder. and we get information from that. and that tells us what happened to the airplane. >> i have to interrupt you here because you were one of the developers of the flight data recorder, is that correct? >> cockpit voice recorder. project e
it crashed at sfo and burst into flames. >>> good evening, i'm allen martin. >> i'm an na. this is a special one-hour edition of kpix 5 news, and this is a live look at the wreckage at sfo. who is left of the fuselage is still sitting in the spot where it ended up off runway 28 left. >> here's the latest information. all 307 passengers and crew members are now accounted for. two people have been killed, and cnn reports that they were chinese citizens. their bodies were found outside the plane. 181 people were injured. six of them are in critical condition. >> aif asian experts tell us it looks like the plane kwame in too low and too slow and the plane first hit the rocky seawall right before the runway. tonight, two of the four runways at sfo remain closed until federal investigators give the okay to open them. that means expect delays on arrivals and departures for several days. linda yee begins our coverage. linda. >> well, ann, duoof those investigators are already here, but the rest of the team, the national transportation safety board investigating team from washington dark knight, they
. when you see that wreckage on the runway or off the runway here at sfo. back to you guys in new york. >> adam, when you look at those pictures of the crash, a lot of people wondering how, in fact, did those people manage to get out of this aircraft. for miles people could see this fireball sitting on the runway. we were able to talk to different passengers there. how do they describe getting out of this aircraft? >> you know, it's interesting you mention that, clayton. one of the pilots i spoke to, watching all this coverage. i know them really well. talking about a couple of things. jet fuel isn't as flammable as gasoline. that allows you more time, buys you more time than years ago. while it takes a long time to get on and off of the plane. when we're in the back, seems like it takes forever. when you have a situation like this and all the doors open, you can get people off the plane, if there are not a lot of injuries on board, can you get them off in a minute or two. you can get to exit. it's that important to pay attention to where it is, because it's that much faster for you to
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